Northern Community Internet Blogs

Connected Nation is working on new MN maps – and other Office of Development news

Sharing information from the Office of Broadband Development newsletter… Connected Nation Collecting Minnesota Broadband Data The Office has finalized its contract with Connected Nation to collect broadband deployment data from Minnesota’s over 125 broadband providers. ...

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Region 2 Arts Council Open House with Sheila Smith

This Saturday, April 30, 2016, at 10:00 a.m.Rail River Folk School Building, 303 Railroad Street SW in Bemidji Contact us for directions: staff@r2arts ...

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Century Link to spend a million dollars on broadband in Kandiyohi County

I have alluded to this investment earlier – but wanted to call it out again, according to Lakeland Broadcasting Company… Representative Dave Baker of Willmar says Century Link plans to invest a million dollars in Kandiyohi County to expand broadband services to underserved areas. ...

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Announcing Code Switch: A June Civic Hackathon hosted by Blacks in Tech, Umbra, Hennepin County, and Open Twin Cities

Sharing both for folks who might be interested in attending and folks who might be interested in replicating… Please Join us for Code Switch, June 4 & 5 at the Downtown Minneapolis Library! Visit http://bit.ly/tccodeswitch to RSVP, vote and comment on ideas, and submit your own ideas. Code Switch is intense, fast-paced, extremely fun [organized] chaos. ... More from Blandin on Broadband

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Real Estate Agents need to consider Safety!

      I signed up for a Webinar sponsored by the National Association of REALTORS® and am thinking how sad it is that we need to even consider t ...

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Nature Is Home

​"Nature is not a place to visit. It is home." Gary SnyderNature Is Home​"Nature is not a place to visit. It is home." Gary SnyderAmplifeied ...

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Time to start Moving Along!

While ideal weather is one of the main advantages to sellingyour home in the Spring, another advantage is that the children do not have to be moved in mid-school year. ...

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Grief

So I have been trying to post here about once a month since I started this old blog back in 2011 and I have not always managed that but, honestly, I’ve also got my hands full with my Grandma’s House DIY blog which sometimes feels like it is growing so fast I can barely keep […] The post Grief appeared first on The Official Website of Author Tarah L. ...

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Blog Issues

The blog experienced some problems last week when I attempted to install some routine updates to the themes, various plugins and the basic WordPress program. ...

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Halfway Through

Forty-eight inches, a decade of growth, curled into fetal comfort, seeks the safety of mother’s womb.   Smooth tender scalp rests on her shoulder, a ...

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Piatigorsky Violin and Piano Artists with Captivating Presence

Once again we get to enjoy the pleasure of having two Piatigorsky artists on stage at the Edge center, but this time with extras. Not only do we get the pleasure of violinist Qing Li and accompanying pianist Paolo André Gualdi, we also have Mozart music on the program, which provides an excellent introduction to classical music. ...

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Spring Vendor Meeting

Looking ahead, the 2016 Market Season is shaping up nicely! Last night at the Annual Vendor Meeting great topics were covered including the basics about the Pine River Market Square and insightful information about vendor displays and how to draw in customers. ...

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Long Overdue posting of Inmate responses to my letter to them

Back in February I posted a letter I wrote to the inmates of a South Dakota women’s prison who were reading Neither Wolf nor Dog.  I wrote with a pr ...

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Okee Dokee

Sorry KACE, it's all about the G and the X and the Y means millennial--neighbor goner. Sounds familiar, doesn't it?445 Wacouta ...

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2016 Spring Events

Lots of happenings sponsored by Mississippi Headwaters Audubon:"The Messenger", a feature film depicting challenges to the relationship between birds a ...

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Help us leverage grant funds to reconstruct the front doors to the Lyric Center for the Arts!

You can play a part in helping the Lyric Center open the doors on more performances and programs!  We need to reconstruct doorways in their historic locations in order to renovate more space inside the Lyric. ...

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TU Dance Returns to Bigfork on the Edge Stage

The Minnesota-based TU Dance Company, led by Toni Pierce-Sands and Uri Sands, will again grace the stage at the EdgeCenterin Bigfork with a public performance on Saturday, April 23 at 7:00 PM.  Founded in 2004 by Toni Pierce-Sands and Uri Sands in Saint Paul, Minnesota, TU Dance is a leading voice for contemporary dance. ...

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An important but hidden story that needs to be heard

Amid all the political news filling the airwaves and print pages, a tragic and little known story has been unfolding in northern Canada. In a small Native town far outside of our cultural consciousness, over 100 people out of a population of 2000 have attempted suicide in the last few months. ...

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Testing Season has arrived

This week the annual migration of students to their computers for required state testing takes place. Students will share their knowledge about skills in Reading, Math and Science. ...

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Calling All Artists because Artists Count!

“Artists contribute to the economy of MN and have signicant economic clout. Let’s Prove it. Participate in the Creative Workers study. Artist supportive organizations, including Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, Springboard for the Arts, the MN Theater Alliance, the Forum of Regional Arts Councils and many other important arts organizations in every corner of the state are working together to prove the economic impact of artists and creative workers. ...

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